Marker-and-cell method

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The marker-and-cell method is commonly used in computer graphics to discretize functions for fluid and other simulations.[1] It was developed by Francis Harlow and his collaborators at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.[2]

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  1. ^ Harlow, F. H.; J. E. Welch (1965). "Numerical calculation of time-dependent viscous incompressible flow of fluid with a free surface". Physics of Fluids. 8: 2182–2189. doi:10.1063/1.1761178. 
  2. ^ Erik van der Giessen and Hassan Aref (2003). Advances in Applied Mechanics. Academic Press. p. 86. 

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